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Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed

Sean Whitcomb discussed Sunday's fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles struck many as inappropriate, although Whitcomb's video-game character just walked around rat...


California woman finds frog in her salad

Cepeda passed the salad onto her husband who, rather shocked by the discovery, shouted out that there was a frog on her plate! Shawna Cepeda was having dinner...


Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say

House seat vacated by HHS Secretary Tom Price in Georgia's 6 District Tuesday night, Democrats have been winless in their effort to punch a hole in Preside...


Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

Paul said Friday "I want the bill to look more like a repeal bill ". He said the state's uninsured rate declined from 23% before the Affordable Care Act...


Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

Democrats are united in opposition. Democrats have been hammering Republicans this week on the Senate floor for a lack of transparency on their bill that wa...


Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest

National Weather Service forecasters said the storm had dumped from 2 to 10 inches (50 to 250 millimeters) of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast from so...


If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton . In addition to scanning voting systems for vulnerabilities, Russian hackers acquired and engineered the release of e...


Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Dean Heller of Nevada. "The draft bill unveiled in the Sen...


What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

Sandoval agreed with Heller, saying, "The current bill as written is something that needs to change ". It contains some key differences from the version th...


Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. "[The Senate bill] would phase out the expansio...


Eboni Williams: Democrats Are 'Delusional' If They Stick With Pelosi

Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated. "So you wan...


Senate to vote to repeal Obamacare

With four GOP senators saying they can't support this version, McConnell is a couple of votes short and has his work cut out for him. Now, Senate Majority ...


Russian Federation slams Trump's Cold War policy on Cuba

In practice, however, many recent changes to boost ties to Cuba will stay as they are. The lengthy statement went on to strike a conciliatory tone, saying ...


Day 5 of jury deliberation in ex-officer's retrial

Jurors deliberated more than 30 hours over five days. Donyetta Bailey, who is president of the Black Lawyer's Association of Cincinnati, said the Tensing case...


GOP Health Bill Gives Rich Tax Breaks, Cuts Care

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he wants the Republican health care bill to look more like a repeal bill. He's particularly concerned about spending cuts to Medic...


Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

When it comes to managing Republicans' best interests, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, rarely loses. WASHINGTON (AP) - Republica...


Tropical Storm Cindy roars through the Gulf of Mexico

The storms stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometers) are expected to push river and lake levels higher in coming days as what remains of an earlier tropical...


'Making a Murderer's' Brendan Dassey Is Expected to Be Released from Prison

Prosecutors in the case contend that Dassey was not coerced and that the documentary was in extremely one-sided and biased in favor of Avery and Dassey. Supre...


Cindy weakens to a depression

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that Louisiana is "not out of the woods yet" as the remnants of Cindy continue to move north across the state. advisory ...


Jackson first pick in second round of NBA Draft, Mika undrafted

Of course, his statement did not make it clear which player he was referring to so as to not tip his cards to other franchises. Then, Ainge declined to mount a ...


Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

But it was demoralizing for Democrats, who also lost a special election in neighboring SC. BENNETT: That's New York Congressman Joe Crowley. The sleeper...


Health Care gains in danger!!

Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey (R) and Bob Casey (D) will help determ...


CNN sends sketch artist to White House press briefings

While press secretary Sean Spicer is holding yet another off-camera press briefing on Friday afternoon, he was more than happy to appear on camera earlier t...


Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Besides the five who've announced outright opposition, several other GOP senators - conservatives and moderates - have declined to commit to the new overhaul....


Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

That message was at odds with Trump's Rose Garden celebration after the bill cleared the House, when he told lawmakers it was a "great plan". It comes down to...


Russian warships fire Kalibr cruise missiles, destroy IS arms depots in Syria

Murphy's remarks came two days after a U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat ag...


More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

But, Vela insisted "that would all change now", adding that while the House Democratic Caucus ultimately determines who the new leader would be, "if it's so...


With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House briefing

While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic objective, in the same way ...


AARP survey finds majority against cuts to Medicare

The House bill disregards the health care needs of low-income people. White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday said the White...


Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

The last time they did, for the House version of the bill, the news was that 24 million more Americans would be uninsured when all is said and done. Rep...


Remnants of Cindy bring threat of flooding to Cincinnati area

West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee and could all get 2 to 4 inches of rain, with isolated amounts up to 6 inches, National Weather Service officials said. E...


Health care bill protesters stage "die-in" outside McConnell's office

Some of the protesters are being escorted individually. On the other hand, it was heartening to see so many folks willing to take such extraordinary steps t...


Amanda: Out with Cindy and in with the sunshine!

Clouds generally dominate, along with humidity and occasional rain. It will still be hot and humid with highs near 90 and a heat index near 100. The West Virg...


Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

Mitch McConnell , the majority leader, will put the bill up for vote in the Senate next Thursday. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. "Currently, for ...


Why police shooting trials rarely end in convictions

Richmond was on Capitol Hill Thursday when our photog asked about gun advocates like the President and the NRA . both of which had nothing to say about the 2...